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Spray arm not turning

I have the unit apart and noticed what looks like a motor with a flywheel on top. When the unit is is wash mode, the arm does not turn nor does the water come out of the top holes.

Iam am thinking the pump is not spinning and am wondering if these units become plugged or it the pump needs to be replaced.

If the pump needs to be replaced, would it be worth it?

Thank you kindly

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Re: Spray arm not turning

Do you hear the motor running?if so i would check the screens inside the tank for obstructions.if the motor isnt running it might be the motor,how old is the unit?

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